TORONTO: Sentry Select Capital Corp. (“Sentry Select”) announces that, effective May 1, 2008, it has suspended its management fees for Sentry Select MBS Adjustable Rate Income Fund II (the “Fund”) until further notice. Sentry Select also announces that Fixed Income Discount Advisory Company (“FIDAC”) has agreed to waive its investment management fees for Mortgage-Backed Securities Limited Partnership (the “Partnership”), effective May 1, 2008. The Fund obtains exposure to the Partnership through a forward agreement.
On May 16, 2008, Sentry Select announced that FIDAC delivered its notice of resignation as investment manager of the Partnership. The resignation is effective July 14, 2008 or such earlier date as Sentry Select may wish. Following the notice, Sentry Select is examining all options available to the Fund, including identifying a suitable investment manager for the Fund and changing the structure of the Fund with the goal of improving its performance and enhancing the likelihood of the Fund remaining a viable, attractive investment. Such changes would be subject to unitholder approval and may be subject to regulatory approval.
Sentry Select Capital Corp.: Sentry Select Capital Corp. is a Canadian wealth management company that manages approximately $6.5 billion in gross assets as of March 31, 2008. The company offers a diverse range of investment products including closed-end investment funds, mutual funds, principal-protected notes and flow-through limited partnerships, covering a variety of domestic and global mandates.
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